Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together (English title) / Sunny: Strong Mind Strong Love (literal title)
  • Romaji: Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai
  • Japanese: SUNNY 強い気持ち・強い愛
  • Director: Hitoshi One
  • Writer: Hitoshi One
  • Producer: Akihiro YamauchiGenki Kawamura
  • Cinematographer: Shoichi Ato, Keiji Hashimoto
  • Release Date: August 31, 2018
  • Runtime: 118 min.
  • Genre: Drama / Women / Past & Present
  • Distributor: Toho
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Nami (Ryoko Shinohara) is a 40-year-old housewife. She meets her high school friend Serika (Yoko Maki) for the first time in many years, but Serika now has terminal cancer. Serika tells Nami that she wants to meet her old friends from the “Sunny” club before she dies. Nami attempts to round up their friends for a reunion.


  1. Remake of 2011 movie “Sunny.”
  2. Yoko Maki was first cast to play Serika in the present day, but on November 11, 2017 production announced that Yoko Maki dropped out of the movie and Yuka Itaya was cast to play Serika. On January 30, 2018, Yoko Maki announced that her contract with management company Flying Box ended in mid-January, 2018.
  3. Related titles:
    1. Sunny (2011)
    2. Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together | Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai (2018)



Sunny 2018-Ryoko Shinohara.jpgSunny 2018-Yuka Itaya.jpgSunny 2018-Rie Tomosaka.jpgSunny 2018-Eiko Koike.jpg
Ryoko ShinoharaYuka ItayaRie TomosakaEiko Koike
Sunny 2018-Naomi Watanabe.jpgSunny 2018-Present Day-Nana.jpgSunny 2018-Lily Franky.jpg
Naomi Watanabe???Lily Franky
UmeNanaPrivate Detective Nakagawa


Sunny 2018-Suzu Hirose.jpgSunny 2018-Maika Yamamoto.jpgSunny 2018-Momoko Tanabe.jpgSunny 2018-Mio Noda.jpg
Suzu HiroseMaika YamamotoMomoko TanabeMio Noda
Sunny 2018-Miu Tomita.jpgSunny 2018-Elaiza Ikeda.jpgSunny 2018-Haruma Miura.jpg
Miu TomitaElaiza IkedaHaruma Miura
UmeNanaWataru Fujii

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